SINGAPORE: StarHub customers on Saturday (Aug 6) reported issues watching the Premier League broadcast on the season’s opening weekend, with many complaining about the quality of the service.
Angry football fans took to social media to vent their frustrations, noting issues such as broadcast lags, freezes on their screens and poor quality video and audio.
Some users also said they were unable to log on to the StarHub TV+ app.
StarHub holds the rights to broadcast the English Premier League in Singapore. Broadcast rights were previously held by rival telco Singtel for 12 straight years.
“What a catastrophic start to the Premier League by StarHub,” said Twitter user archit singh. “Absolute disastrous move from Singtel to StarHub. Unable to watch a single minute of football and it’s 45 minutes already.”
Another football fan tweeted: “Felt a lot like pirated stream with black screen twice in the 2nd half of Fulham Liverpool.”
On StarHub’s Facebook page, several people said they faced issues reaching a representative for help. “Can’t watch, with no info, called hotline, on hold forever,” said a Facebook user.